Zakes Bantwini father passed on

Zakes Bantwini’s father has reportedly passed on. Images via Instagram: @zakesbantwini / @nandi_madida

RIP: Zakes Bantwini mourns the death of his elderly father

Zakes Bantwini’s father has reportedly passed on and although it is not clear how he passed on, Nandi has consoled Zakes for the loss.

Zakes Bantwini father passed on

Zakes Bantwini’s father has reportedly passed on. Images via Instagram: @zakesbantwini / @nandi_madida

Musician and producer Zakhele “Zakes Bantwini” Madida has reportedly lost his father and although not much is known about the cause of death, Zakes bid his father farwell in an Instagram post and simply captioned it with a dove.

Zakes’ wife Nandi Madida also took to Instagram to share what her father-in-law meant to her and passed on her condolences to her husband and the Madida family.

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Nandi took to Instagram and wrote, “I am eternally grateful by the kindness you showed me as your daughter in Law, you truly made me feel like your daughter in love. You had a wicked sense of humour that we will miss dearly, thank you for making me feel like family and welcoming me so warmly. You are with your creator now”.

“Thank you once again, I am eternally grateful. Love and thoughts are with my husband @zakesbantwini , family and all your loved ones during this very difficult time. 🕊❤️💔. I am so sorry my love @zakesbantwini@heazysa and family❤️#FatherInLove ❤️,” she added.

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Nandi also left a comment under Zakes’ Instagram post and said, “You were so good to your father while he was on this earth, please find comfort in knowing you made his stay here more enjoyable. You were a great son to him my love and I’m sure he’s smiling wherever he is, you have gained a powerful ancestor who is with you every step of the way. May you live with no regrets but only fond memories for the beautiful times you had with him. I Love you dearly”.

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Zakes Bantwini Father dead Mourning
Zakes Bantwini is currently mourning the death of his father. Images via Instagram: @zakesbantwini


A number of celebrities took the time to offer their condolences to both Nandi and Zakes for their loss. At this stage, it is not known when Zakes’ father passed.

@ladydu_sa wrote: “Hey bro please be strong, may The good Lord carry you through this, may he give you all the strength you need. We love and appreciate you soooo much 🙏🙏🙏🙏 sorry buti wam”.

@msntuli wrote: “Phephisa bhut wam. We are with you in the storm. Sending courage and comfort to you in this difficult season ❤️‍🩹”.

@collenzoveuve said, “I cannot imagine the pain and heartache you’re feeling. May your happy memories give you peace and comfort during this challenging time. I am praying for your peace and comfort. Love and Light @nandi_madida”.

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